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Greg Kelso (#46542663)
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Bio Photo Born in Kearney NE in 1947
Grew up in Ravenna and Holdrege NE
Lived in Texas since 1975. For the rest of my story see
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Kathy Burr
RE: Spangsberg family
welcome!!! :) k
Added by Kathy Burr on Feb 28, 2015 1:39 PM
Kathy Burr
RE: Beulah Spangsberg
I believe "James" is a misprint in her obit. It should be William Hans as her father. I found her brother's obit. It says contributions may be made to the Columbarium Garden at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Durango, La Plata, CO. I cannot find anything on the internet that says that's a cemetery, or burial location for ashes. Maybe you can find out and add him, then make the links. Here it is:

Former Durango resident Donald James Spangsberg died of pancreatic cancer Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Fruita. He was a week shy of his 91st birthday.
Known as “Don,” he was born to William Hans and Beulah Fay (Zink) Spangsberg on Aug. 20, 1923, in Litchfield, Nebraska. He graduated from high school in Hazard, Nebraska, in 1940.
From 1941 to 1943, he worked at Boeing Aircraft in Wichita, Kansas, where he made PT-17s and saw the first B-29s roll off the line. From January 1944 to March 1946, Mr. Spangsberg was stationed aboard the USS Aurelia in the Pacific Theater. He was discharged with the rank of machinist’s mate third class.
After the war, he earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial arts from Kearney (Nebraska) State Teachers College in 1950 and went on to earn a master’s degree in the subject from Colorado State Teachers College, now the University of Northern Colorado, in 1957. Mr. Spangsberg taught industrial arts, bookkeeping and driver’s education at Campbell County High School in Gillette, Wyoming, from 1950 to 1956.
On Aug. 10, 1953, he married Shirley Carrie Springen in Gillette.
In 1957, he became a professor of industrial arts and drafting at Fort Lewis College in Durango, where he taught for 30 years. He served as assistant football coach his first year on campus.
Mr. Spangsberg played basketball and baseball in high school, football in college and semi-professional baseball in Kearney. During his adult life, he was a golfer and avid sports fan.
In Durango, he was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church and served on the Church Council. A member of the Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club, he volunteered at the Colorado Wildlife and Parks Museum and the Durango/La Plata County Senior Center. An avid woodworker, Mr. Spangsberg refinished pieces of antique furniture and created his own wooden pieces.
Mr. Spangsberg, a charter member of the Four Corners Rose Society, also had a knack for flower and vegetable gardening, his family said. The Spangsbergs’ home garden was featured in Cowboys & Indians, Colorado Expression and Colorado Homes & Lifestyles.
Among the Spangsbergs’ travels were visits to 20 national rose conventions.
The couple moved to Fruita in June.
“Don showed everyone what a good man was,” according to his family. “He showed how a man could be gentle, kind, loving and thoughtful.”
Mr. Spangsberg is survived by his wife of 61 years, Shirley Spangsberg, of Fruita; daughters Karen Roberts of Fruita and Susan Vogel of Greeley; sisters Betty Burgeson of Kearney and Fay Larson of Lincoln, Nebraska; brother, Glenn “Bud” Spangsberg of Kearney; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 495 Florida Road. The Rev. Tim Orlowski will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Hope West Hospice, Hospice of Mercy or the Columbarium Garden at Christ the King Lutheran Church.

The Durango Herald - Aug 30 2014

If you learn anything new, pls let me know!! every gravestone in Sherman co, NE is on findagrave.
:) k
Added by Kathy Burr on Feb 28, 2015 11:15 AM
Diane & John
RE: Frank Hilsabeck
Thanks, Greg, I have deleted my photo.

Added by Diane & John on May 15, 2014 5:53 PM
Barbara Bowman
William Carson's wife

Yes, I would love it if you would add the photo of William's wife's grave marker. I had photographed all of the grave markers at the Kirwin Cemetery until about 2010, so I am so happy to see that someone else is adding the new ones.

Added by Barbara Bowman on May 01, 2013 9:12 AM
Mark and Kay
Thank you
I figured that it was an oversight since you have been a member so long. It is easy to do. Thank you and God Bless.
Added by Mark and Kay on Feb 18, 2013 7:12 PM
Mark and Kay
Kenneth Rodgers- Missouri Veterans
The memorial number is #102924644 and the photo request that we claimed is still posted as we were waiting for you to delete before we post ours.
Added by Mark and Kay on Feb 18, 2013 6:55 AM
Mark and Kay
Kenneth Rodgers- Missouri Veterans
May I ask why you posted photo of the grave marker for Kenneth Rodges to the memorial that we had claimed the photo requests for? This is against find a grave rules and I'd appreciate it if you would delete the photo.
Added by Mark and Kay on Feb 17, 2013 8:53 PM
Ann Koch
Wayne Isaacson
Hi! I've added Wayne's parents' names and show you as the source. If you're related I'd be happy to pass their listings on to you. I'm not related. Ann Koch
Added by Ann Koch on May 21, 2012 8:29 AM
jc frederick
RE: grave stone photos
yes, just wondering how or why grave stone pics. got removed from memorials? i added new ones from my own collection.good thing I had them saved. Why do some memorials have family links and some dont?? Im trying to put together a family collection for my children. This site will tell you there is no memorial if you dont have the number,names,dates and locations wont help at all.
Added by jc frederick on Feb 17, 2012 10:28 AM
jc frederick
grave stone photos
ted, what happened to the gravestone photos on my memorials???Anton and Rosie Frederick,plot 52 Mt Calverey,Buffalo co Ne. They where there,now there gone,I dont get it????
Added by jc frederick on Feb 17, 2012 9:08 AM
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